SMC Gaels
Saint Mary'es College Athletics

Men's Golf

Nick Sako
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Menlo Park, Calif.
High School: Menlo-Atherton
Experience: 3 Letters
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As a Senior (2013-14):  Played in three events, including the individual-only Husky Individual ... registered a 75.67 stroke average over nine rounds ... top finish was a tie for 67th at the Saint Mary's Invitational .. low round was a first round 71 in the Husky Individual on the Cascade Course at Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Wash.

As a Junior (2012-13):  Participated in three events during the season, including the weather-shortened Querencia Cabo Collegiate in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico ... best finish was a tie for 36th in Cabo with a 6-over par 78 ... best round of the season was a 1-over par 73 in the first round of the Firestone Invitational, a tournament also shortened due to weather.

As a Sophomore (2011-12):  Participated in three events during the season and registered a 75.3 stroke average ... finished tied for 22nd place overall at the Saint Mary's Invitational during the fall season ... shot a season-low final round 2-under par 70 ... also participated in the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate and The Duck Invitational ... served as a color analyst for SMC men's soccer on's live video coverage.

As a Sophomore (2010-11):  Did not participate in any tournament events and retains three years of eligibility.

As a Freshman (2009-10): Competed in nine events as a freshman, playing a total of 27 rounds...posted a stroke average of 75.6, with three rounds of par or better...shot a career-low round of 68 (-3) in the opening round of the Pacific Invitational from the Brookside Country club...matched his career-low round with a 68 (-4) second round of the COG Mizzou Intercollegiate when he played as an individual...posted his only top-20 finish with a T12 at the Mizzou Intercollegiate...posted a second round 69 (-3) of the Firestone Invitational to help the Gaels capture the team title...shot 217 at the Mizzou Intercollegiate and the Pacific Invitational for his 54-hole low tournament score for the season.

High School: Carried a 2008 tournament stroke average of 73.8 in 53 rounds…ranked fourth in the Junior Golf Association of Northern California (JGANC), was ranked 11th as a junior by the Northern California Golf Association, and was ranked No. 279 nationally by the Junior Golf Scoreboard…tied for first at the 2009 Northern California High School Finals following a round of two-under par 70 at Butte Creek Country Club…finished first in the NCGA/JGANC Northern California Players Championship…had a quarterfinal finish at the San Francisco City Championship…finished 11th at the Alameda Commuters Tournament…During his high school career at Menlo Atherton HS, he was a four-year varsity letterwinner in golf…was a three-time Peninsula Athletic League First Team selection and was the PAL Individual Champion in 2007…was a two-time PAL Golfer of the Year and was named to San Mateo County Golfer of the Year in 2006, following his sophomore season.

Tournament Date(s) Rounds Scores Par Rank
Northern Intercollegiate 9/6-8/2013 3 75-79-82=236   +20   70th/88
Husky Individual 9/16-17/2013 3 71-73-71=215   +2   7th/0
Saint Mary's Invitational 9/23-24/2013 3 79-71-80=230   +14   t-62nd/104
SEASON TOTALS 9 681 Avg. 75.67 +4 -


2012-13 Tournaments Date(s) Rounds Scores Par Rank
Saint Mary's Invitational 9/24-25/2012 3 75-76-77=228   +12   t-42nd/84
Firestone Invitational 10/8-9/2012 2 73-80=153   +9   t-57th/90
Querencia Cabo Collegiate 10/14/2012 1 78   +6   t-36th/64
SEASON TOTALS 6 459 Avg. 76.50 +5 -



2011-12 Tournament Date(s) Rounds Scores Par Rank
Saint Mary's Invitational 9/19-20/2011 3 75-77-70=222   +6   t-22nd/83
Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate 2/25-26/2012 3 73-74-75=222   +6   t-52nd/120
Oregon Duck Invitational 3/26-27/2012 3 81-80-73=234   +18   t-69th/80
SEASON TOTALS 9 678 Avg. 75.33 +3 -